George grew up in Buffalo, NY and holds a B.A. in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Prior to joining The Nation, George was Senior Reporter/Blogger for ThinkProgress.org. He worked as a researcher for Michael Moore’s SiCKO and as an Associate Producer on “The Media Project” on the Independent Film Channel. His work has been published in The Los Angeles Times, Media Matters, and The Buffalo News.
The former Federal Reserve chairman said the problems inside Goldman can be solved by a ban on proprietary trading.
Spencer Bachus, a key ally for the financial sector, is facing a tough primary in Alabama.
By forcing secret donors into the light, progressives hope to scare them away from election giving.
A Republican measure would have allowed TransCanada to begin construction on the pipeline immediately.
Republicans in Congress are debating a bill that would make it harder for young women to access abortion services.
Republicans are aiming to prevent the Federal Reserve from addressing unemployment, while also hobbling the SEC.